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been shipping dogs from mississippi to the northeast since 2007. in those five years, they have saved more than 3000 dogs. >> it is so rewarding to see one of those puppies in their new homes. people love them so much. to know that these guys had no chance and now they have fantastic homes. >> reporter: starkville, mississippi, fox news. >> almost want to get one. lots of responsibility, though. >> they are. but they are a wonderful addition to the family. >> i bet there. >> time, maureen. >> whoa there. >> the news is far from over. >> the news edge at 11:00 starts right now. the only thing that stops a bad guy with gun is a good guy with a gun. >> one day after the nra breaks its siler edges, the nation is still split on the gun control debate. thank you for staying with us tonight. i'm maureen ume. >> and i'm laura evans. the edge begins with a discussion that will likely
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carry on well into the new year, gun policy. regardless of which side of the debate you are on, the goal is ending gun violence. a crowd gathered in the columbia heights neighborhood for a vigil to do just that. the sorry yil and march to a nearby church was in honor of 20 children and six school staff members killed in connecticut. president obama says this is not just an issue for lawmakers and law enforcement. he says it's going to take all americans standing up and saying enough on behalf of our kids. >> with what took place in connecticut, many citizens are feeling a driving force to come out and speak in opposition to the gun violence which plagues our country. >> some people we spoke with tonight support an all-out gun ban. others say there should be a way to cut down on the violence while still protecting the secretary amount. in newtown, the last of the school shooting victims has now been late to rest. 17-year-old josephine gay was remembered today.
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she was born in columbia, maryland. anna martinez green was also buried. and in utah, the funeral of six- year-old emily parker was held. the town covered in pink as her parents asked people to wear pink. >> the unite the way announced that funds reached $2.2 million. across the nation, there has ben an outpouring of support and -- there has been an outpouring of support and love from acrosses nace. and there is a drive for hurricane sandy affect the. it's called operation kids comfort. >> it's that comfort of shoaling something and just being able to just hold it, you know, take it with them where they go >> hurricane sandy victims drove from new york to connecticut to hand deliver the
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teddy bears to the kids. closer to home, dozens of maryland children spent part of the day today making paper snow flakes to be sent to the survivors of the school shooting in connecticut. fox 5's john henrehan has this story. >> reporter: on a cold and blustery saturday, dozens of families made their trip to a the children's boutique. they came to make paper snow flakes. these decorations will be sent to the children who survived the massacre at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. they will resume school in a different building early next year. >> we want to be part of that movement to make that location beautiful to them and maybe take their minds often what happened. >> and bright en their way. there is going to be a winter
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wonderland. hopefully there will be snow flakes from around the world. >> co-owners diane striadell wanted to do something. >> and i got in touch with the pta and the church and heard this is what they wanted to do. here we are. >> some parents are so young their parents have not told them about the shooting. >> reporter: what did you tell them about what that was for? >> just to help other children. but splicingly, they did not ask about that. >> reporter: but older kids did know about that. they came to send a message. >> that they know that we care. >> reporter: do you think its' important that they know that? >> yes. >> reporter: why? >> because they are probably sad about what happened. >> reporter: drew levine says that his message is for those who survived and those who didn't make it. >> i want them to know that we are here for them.
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it's very sad and we'll try to prevent that in the future. we miss you. we miss all of them. >> reporter: in gaithersburg, maryland, john henrehan, fox news. and police are investigating a deadly shooting. one was found in a car and the other in the middle of the road. one of the victims died from his injuries. the other in critical condition tonight. >> at this time, we do believe that somebody approached the vehicle on foot and fired into the vehicle. >> so far, no arrest in the case, police are offering a $25,000 reward for more information that could lead to an arrest. to virginia and another shooting, this one in manassas park. this one happened at the sheetz convenience store. a suspect is in custody, we are told. so far, no charges in the case, though. one victim's injuries were serious enough that they had to be flown by helicopter to the
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hospital. investigators had not released the names of the victim s or the name of the suspect. police are investigating a dead lay car crash which happened just after 4:00 on the 9300 block of adelphi road. five people were taken to the hospital, one person died. no word on hot victim was or the condition of the survivor. wicked winds out there today. will they return tomorrow? fox 5's gwen tolbart up next with the final check at the forecast. >> those winds starting to improve already. and that leaves us with quite a different forecast for your tomorrow. we're going to have the details coming up over what you can expect. we'll be back after. 
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very gusty winds across the area. we hit wind that were well over 40 miles per hour.
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43 mile-per-hour wind gusts at national airport. 44 at bwi thurgood and 51 at dulles. they created significant winds chills as well and it felt like only in the 20s at various areas. we are finally getting a break. 17 in annapolis, 21 in dulles. 23 miles per hour at martinningburg and 24 at martinsburg. we're going to see those winds continuing to diminish and by tomorrow, it will be a totally different story in the wind department. current temperatures, chilly overnight for you, 35 degrees right now in washington. we've got 31 in fredericksburg. 31 in haggerstown, baltimore at 33. overnight lows will dip into the lower 30s and some of the western suburbs two see over night lows into the 20s before it's all said and done. ridge of high pressure building
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in. that's going to set us up for some clearing and that will set us up for nice sunshine. bright skies tomorrow but we have clear skies tonight with light winds and that is going to really set us up for those temperatures to take a little bit of a dip. keeping an eye on some active weather that looks like it's going to head our way into monday. tomorrow, plenty of sunshine. but monday, we are talking a chance of a little bits of wintry mix here. you can see we are just on that line of some rain and some snow and then as we take a look, we're going to see just a little bit more to the north. we are pretty much into the wet weather for the rain. it becomes more of a rain as we move into the afternoon hours. this will depend on how low those temperatures dip. by the time we head into the later part of monday, that means christmas day will be dry with some sunshine. keeping an eye on this system that will head our way, we have a second system that will move through on wednesday, that will be stronger and giving us a
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chance to see some precipitation, whether snow or rain or mix. we have nothing to worry in the wind department tomorrow. 48 degrees for tomorrow and then we cool down to 44 on monday. so christmas eve night, expect to see the wet weather but the sun is going to be there on christmas day. maureen, laura? >> thank you, gwen. and that does it for us. fox 5 news is always on keep it right here. sports is here in two minutes. this holiday, share everything.
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happy holidays and thanks for staying up with us. i'm lindsey murphy. coming up, what did mike shanahan say to motivate his team? and the debate on kirk cousin's future. first, we start on the hardwood. journell town improves to 10-1 overall but their schedule is about to get a lot tougher. in two weeks, their big east schedule begins. but, another tuneup against another squad. gentlemen, jeff jones and au looking for a win over georgetown for the first time since 1982. the hoyas had 10 threes on the day. he had a double-double 16 point with 15 boards but au made it a


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